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Florida Driver Handbook: Parent's Consent for Minors

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Florida Driver Handbook: Parent's Consent for Minors

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2. The Florida Driver License

If you are under 18 and are not married, your license application must be signed by one parent or legal guardian.

The application must be signed in front of the DL examiner/ agent or a notary public. Whoever signs your application agrees to take responsibility with you for your driving. If the signer decides not to accept responsibility for your driving, your license will be canceled. To cancel the license, the signer must write a letter to DHSMV, at the address listed below, requesting to withdraw their consent for the minor driver. Include the complete name, date of birth and driver license number of the minor driver in the letter.

Division of Motorist Services
Neil Kirkman Building
2900 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Attn: Bureau Chief of Motorist Compliance

The consent form must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. If the document is not signed in front of an examiner/agent, the parent or legal guardian's signature must be notarized by a Notary.